PRE-EVENT – TUESDAY 30th JANUARY

08.00

SHENZHEN, CHINA

FINTECH TOUR | USD$499

Shenzhen Fintech & IOT Tour

The Next Money Shenzhen Fintech Tour is a unique, networking experience for international fintech executives and investors looking to deepen their knowledge and gain exposure to the leading players in Chinese financial services. With a focus on Fintech and IoT hardware, you’ll meet legendary tech companies. fintechs as well as IoT startups such as WeBank and Huawei.

Price USD$499 – Additional to Conference Ticket

As the tour will be held on mainland China, you will need to arrange a visa before the tour in order to attend.

Limited to 30 spots, hosted by our Hong Kong Chapter Lead and ultimate HK FinTech connector:

mattdooley300x300 Matt Dooley
from Connected Thinking,

19.00

THE PUB

FF17 Welcome Drinks Function

DAY 1 – WEDNESDAY 31st JANUARY

08.00

STARTUP VILLAGE

Doors Open, Coffee On!

08.00

HACKATHON ROOM

Private Banking Hackathon 

A co-creation hackathon bringing together the industry experts, consultants, fintechs & developers – all working towards one goal to build something impactful.

09.00

MAIN STAGE

Welcome Address

robfindlay300x300Rob Findlay
CEO, Next Money

Andrew Wong Ho-yuen
Permanent Secretary for Financial Services, The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

09.15

MAIN STAGE

Opening Keynote 

The Blockchain: A New Security Mindset for an IoT World

An even bigger explosion in cybercrime awaits unless we contend with the inconsistency between our prevailing, centralized system for securing information and the increasingly decentralized nature of a peer-to-peer and device-to-device economy. The distributed, decentralized structure of the IoT world will demand a a distributed, decentralized trust structure for managing data. The blockchain points to a solution.

Michael Casey
Senior Advisor, Blockchain Opportunities, MIT Media Lab

10.00

MAIN STAGE

Panel Session

Lending in Mobile Asia – Data Driven, Highly Personalised, Instantly Delivered

jameslloyd2_300x300Moderator: James Lloyd
Asia-Pacific FinTech Leader, EY

Jing Zhou
CEO, Dumiao

Ling Kong
CTO, Dianrong

Adrian Chng
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Fintonia Group

10.30

MAIN STAGE

Coffee Break

11.00

MAIN STAGE

Panel Session 

The New Bank Factory – Robos, AI, Open Architecture, ChatBots and Robotic Process Automation are already here

Moderator: Bertrand Billon
Partner, Chappuis Halder

jenniferzhuscott300x300Jennifer Zhu Scott
Founding Partner, Radian Partners

Mio Takaoka
Managing Director, Monex Ventures

ericsonchan300x300Ericson Chan
Head of Ping An Technology, Ping An Group

Tarik Husain
Digital Banking Sales Director, JAPAC, Oracle

11.30

MAIN STAGE

Keynote

The era of Social Leverage over Financial Leverage and why Millennials will be the best Investors of all Time

howardlindzon300x300Howard Lindzon
CEO, StockTwits

12.00

MAIN STAGE

Keynote

Bridging the Fintech Gap – An Update on R3 and Blockchain Developments

The R3 initiative based out of New York has seen dozens of the world’s banks combine to create a new shared platform. Tim Grant will update us on specific progress and stories over the duration of the existence of R3, outline future frameworks and paint a vision of a new global network, including other blockchain stories and applications.

timgrant300x300Tim Grant,
CEO, R3 Lab & Research Centre

12.30

MAIN STAGE

Lunch Break

13.45

MAIN STAGE

Breakout Session #1

The (Fintech) World is Flat: – Postcards from 8 diverse fintech markets

Hong Kong – Charles D’Haussy
Head of FinTech, Invest Hong Kong

amit_goel300x300India – Amit Goel
Managing Director,  Let’s Talk Payments

jessicaellerm300x300Australia – Jessica Ellerm
Business Development Manager, Tyro

edfrank300x300Israel – Ed Frank
CEO, Axis Innovation

bradjones300x300_2Myanmar – Brad Jones
CEO, Wave Money

Greece – Antony Kyriazis
Director of Creative Services, Tribal DDB

brunodiniz300x300Brazil – Bruno Diniz
CEO, Innercore Solutions

nataliefleming300x300Japan – Natalie Fleming
Director, Payoneer

RENAISSANCE HONG KONG HARBOUR VIEW HOTEL

Breakout Session #2

Location: Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel – 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai Hong Kong  China 

The New World Order – Current Applications of Blockchain in General Banking, Trade Finance & Remittances

  • The view from the ivory towers
    •  It’s about shared control of data, not shared data – Antony Lewis
    •  What’s going on at MIT – Michael Casey
    • From Blockchains to DLT – Richard Brown
  • Startup Panel – Leanne Kemp, Edmund Lowell, Pindar Wong & John Lilic
  • Investor Panel – Dusan Stojanovic & Adrian Chng
  • Panel Faceoff – Startup vs Investor

antonylewis300x300Curator: Antony Lewis
Director, R3 Lab & Research Centre, Singapore, R3

leannekemp300x300Leanne Kemp
Founder & CEO, Everledger

Edmund Lowell
Founder & CEO, KYC-CHAIN

Adrian Chng
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Fintonia Group

Michael Casey
Senior Advisor, Blockchain Opportunities, MIT Media Lab

John Lilic
Director of Enterprise Operations, ConsenSys

Dusan Stojanovic
Founder & Director, True Global Ventures

Pindar Wong
Founder, Belt and Road Blockchain Consortium

RENAISSANCE HONG KONG HARBOUR VIEW HOTEL

Breakout Session #3

Location: Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel – 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai Hong Kong  China 

How RegTech, LawTech and AI Will Transform Compliance, Regulatory and Legal Roles  – “The Smart Fintech Driven City – Where law, money, health, politics collide”

RegTech is often mentioned as the sector to watch for 2017. Many of the immediate pain points faced by financial institutions and regulators, from regulatory compliance to risk monitoring, can be addressed using the latest RegTech innovations. However, RegTech potential is broader than just the financial sector and may have a broader impact on society. What are the opportunities, challenges and potential breakthroughs to watch for in RegTech in 2017?

  • Keynote 1 – The Future of RegTech: What you need to know? – Henri Arslanian
  • Keynote 2 – Confessions of a Former Money Launderer: Why RegTech may not solve Financial Crime & AML Problems? – Bill Majcher
  • Panel – RegTech opportunities and challenges in practice: What you need to know? – Brian Tan (Moderator), Brett King, Janos Barberis, Jeremiah Sadow, Nelson Chow & Minverva Tantoco

henriarslanian300x300Curator: Henri Arslanian
FinTech & RegTech Leader, China/HK, PWC

brett-king300x300Brett King
CEO, Moven

alexmedana300x300Alex Medana
CEO, FinFabrik

shankar_300Shankar Narayanan
Co-Founder, Active Intelligence

Janos Barberis
Founder, Supercharger FinTech Accelerator

Brian Tang
Managing Director, Asia Capital Markets Institute (ACMI)

WEWORK,
WANCHAI

Breakout Session #4

Location: WeWork, Wanchai, 33 Lockhart Road Wanchai

The Splintering of Insurance, The Formation of Insuretech

  • Kick-off – InsurTech in Asia – Steve Monaghan
  • Panel – Corporate startup collaboration – George Kesselman (moderator), Bob Charles, Ivan Shornikov, Steve Monaghan, John Gu
  • Keynote 1 – VC’s perspective on InsurTech – Joanna Yeo
  • Keynote 2 – Blockchain applications to insurance – Zach Piester
  • Keynote 3 – Machine Learning application to insurance – John Gu
  • Keynote 4 – Re-shaping Employee Benefits in the region Bob Charles
  • Panel – The next phase of InsurTech growth – Joanna Yeo, Zach, George, Frank Desvignes, Steve Monaghan (moderator)

george-kesselman300x300Curator: George Kesselman
Co-Founder & CEO, InsurTech Asia

steve-monaghan300x300Steve Monaghan
Regional Director, Head of Edge, AIA

Bob Charles
Managing Director HK, CXA Group

Zach Piester
Co-Founder, Intrepid Ventures

Ivan Shornikov
Raxel Telematics

Joanna Yeo
Vice President, Principal Investments, Sun Hung Kai & Co

WEWORK,
WANCHAI

Breakout Session #5

Location: WeWork, Wanchai, 33 Lockhart Road Wanchai

21st Century Wealth Management in an era of globalisation, automation and data

Frank Troise
Managing Director- Head of Digital Distribution & Communications (Asia), Leonteq

Mikaal Abdulla
CEO, 8 Securities

James Aylen,
Head of UBS Evolve – The Centre for Design Thinking & Innovation, UBS Singapore

Howard Lindzon
CEO, StockTwits

15.30

STARTUP VILLAGE

Coffee Break

16.00

MAIN STAGE

Keynote

Bank and FinTech Collaboration in API Economy Enabled!

    • The Unbundling of Banking has begun, Banking as a Service and as a Platform
    • CMA, PSD2 and APIs – What can Asian Banks and FinTechs Learn from
    • How APIs can drive revenue while enabling Innovation
    • Orchestrating Open APIs banking design architecture & uses cases

Aubrey Hawes 
Senior Director, Product Marketing, Oracle

16.30

MAIN STAGE

Panel Session

Indian Tigers vs Chinese Dragons – the fintech winners in the India vs China battle

Moderator: Varun Mittal
Senior Manager, Asia-Pacific FinTech, EY

amit_goel300x300Amit Goel
Managing Director, Let’s Talk Payments

jonathanha300x300Jonathan Ha
CEO, Red Pulse

Hemangi Pathrabe
Client Solutioning and Relationship, Active.ai

Zennon Kapron
Founder/Director, KAPRONASIA

17.10

MAIN STAGE

Closing Keynote

Bank 4.0 – Getting back to first principles

brett-king300x300Brett King
Founder & CEO, Moven

17.50

MAIN STAGE

Closing Comments

18.00

STARTUP VILLAGE

Networking Drinks

DAY 2 – THURSDAY 1st FEBRUARY

08.00

STARTUP VILLAGE

Doors Open, Coffee On!

08.00

HACKATHON ROOM

Private Banking Hackathon (cont’d) 

A co-creation hackathon bringing together the industry experts, consultants, fintechs & developers – all working towards one goal to build something impactful.

09.20

MAIN STAGE

Welcome Address

robfindlay300x300Rob Findlay
CEO, Next Money

09.30

MAIN STAGE

Opening Keynote

No Cash, All Data – The World of IOT Finance is here

Jim Marous
Owner, Publisher, The Financial Brand

10.10

MAIN STAGE

Keynote

Discover, Define, Develop, Deliver – The Powerful Evolution of Insight Driven Customer Journey Management 

niamhbyrne300x300Niamh Byrne
Head of Customer Experience, APAC & EMEA, Citi

Maik Lutze
SVP, Experience Design Team, APAC & EMEA, Citi

10.40

STARTUP VILLAGE

Coffee Break

11.15

MAIN STAGE

Panel Session

Crowd Funding & Venture Building, the new weapon of the modern VC

melissaguzy300x300Moderator: Melissa Guzy
Founder & Managing Partner, Arbor Ventures

ginaheng300x300Gina Heng
CEO, Marvelstone

markusgnirck300x300Markus Gnirck
Co-Founder & Managing Director, tryb

Minerva Tantoco
Senior Advisor, Future Perfect Ventures

Ben Liu
Investment Partner, MESH Ventures

11.45

MAIN STAGE

Panel Session

Sandboxes, Hackathons & Incubators in 2020 – Roles & Responsibilities in Fintech Ecosystem Development

jaynechan300x300Moderator: Jayne Chan
Head of StartmeupHK, InvestHK

cadetan300x300Cade Tan
Innovation & Partnerships, DBS

maaike-steinebach300x300Maaike Steinebach
Chief Executive Hong Kong Branch and MD Institutional Banking & Markets Hong Kong, Commonwealth Bank

renubhatia300x300Renu Bhatia
Founding Partner, SuperCharger

caroline_ada_300x300Caroline Ada
Country Manager, Hong Kong & Macau, Visa

12.15

STARTUP VILLAGE

Lunch Break

13.30

MAIN STAGE

Pitch Competition #1

2017 Fintech Finals Competition – Pitch Session #1

FF17_GreenLogoTrans_40012 Startups have 6 minutes each to win over the judges

15.10

STARTUP VILLAGE

Coffee Break

15.40

MAIN STAGE

Pitch Competition #2

2017 Fintech Finals Competition – Pitch Session #2

FF17_GreenLogoTrans_40012 Startups have 6 minutes each to win over the judges

17.20

MAIN STAGE

Panel Session

Exits in fintech funding – stories and criteria of success in early, growth and mature stage investment

Moderator: Dusan Stojanovic
Founder & Director, True Global Ventures

17.50

MAIN STAGE

FF17 Winners Announced & Closing Address

robfindlay300x300Rob Findlay
CEO, Next Money

19.00

METTA

Closing Party

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